What are the pros and cons of AC duct cleaning?

What are the pros and cons of AC duct cleaning?

Have you ever heard of duct cleaning? And are you familiar with this situation when you sit at home having dinner with your family and then suddenly you look at your duct and see that it is more than dirty and now you can’t talk to your family or concentrate on your food and the only thing you can think of now is your duct and that it needs cleaning?  Then you start opening it to clean but soon you find out that you have neither equipment nor skills for that, that’s when you start making research. You start googling “AC Duct Cleaning Dubai”, “AC Duct Cleaning near me”, or “AC Cleaning Service” after playing with the possible keywords you finally find the one you like.

Then you call them, asking questions about price, time and so on.

After, you ask yourself how are they going to clean. And not only you, but a lot of people also don’t know about the process of duct cleaning, so let’s explore.

Air Duct Cleaning

Ducts are metal passages. They connect heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, also they conduct air throughout your house.

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services usually offer the service of air duct cleaning. The process itself is quite difficult but after you can see that it’s worth it. They clean all the dust, dirt, and other disgusting things that were accumulated in your duct.

Don’t worry it won’t take long. After your workday, you can call the service and while they are working you can have your cup of coffee in peace. Depending on some factors such as home size and duct size the process can take approximately 2-3 hours. Professionals will bring their equipment. So, don’t worry about providing them with the needed tools.

Now, if you are not sure whether to call the service and do the air duct cleaning or not, let’s see some pros and cons of air duct cleaning.

Pros and cons

If you don’t clean your duct and you let it continue to accumulate dust, it will create a buildup and your HVAC system will have to overwork. Not only you are putting your HVAC system under enormous work, but you also harm yourself and your family, as your HVAC system overworking will push the air through the dirt into your home.

The other thing coming from overworking is the increased energy bills. As it works more it should do, it takes more energy.

Let’s lower risk of disease

When you don’t clean the duct all the insects are travelling there. They will “destroy” your home. Insects and rodents will be the cause of Hantavirus or Leptospirosis. If they urinate on the surfaces of your house the bacteria will be spread all over your house.

If you have a family member who suffers from allergy or asthma you have to be extra careful. You should have your duct cleaned regularly. In this case, you have to tell workers in advance to use chemicals or cleaning materials that will not cause breathing problems.

Now, it is time to talk about the cons

So, if you have a filter and if you can change it regularly you don’t need cleaning, as filters prevent insects or dust from going into the system. Anyway, it’s a good idea to call a professional to check your system from time to time.  Professionals will understand if you need cleaning or just replacing. If there is wet insulation in your duct it will lead to mold growth and in that case, no cleaning will help you, you will need replacement.

You take a risk if you hire professionals who are not careful. They work with long vacuum tabs and they can easily harm the system. That’s why choosing air duct cleaning companies pay attention to their working style as well.

Maintenance companies Dubai offer a lot of services, but you have to choose which ones do which services extra good. So, before choosing pay attention to many factors and details and then make the final decision. When your house is clean you can prevent bacteria growth and you can protect your family from additional viruses that can cause the dirt. Nowadays there are a lot of viruses in the world and we need to fight against them and not bring new species instead. 



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